Mirth from William Blum

We all need a laugh from time to time, and William Blum has provided a good one in his Anti-Empire Report of December 19. These are funny, because every one of them is a
possible 2015 event. http://williamblum.org/aer/read/135

January 25:  467 people reported missing from a university in Mexico. US State Department blames Russia.

February 1: Military junta overthrows President Nicolás Maduro in Venezuela. Washington decries the loss of democracy.

February 2:  US recognizes the new Venezuelan military junta, offers it 50 jet fighters and tanks.

February 3:  Revolution breaks out in Venezuela endangering the military junta; 40,000 American marines land in Caracas to quell the uprising.

February 16:  White police officer in Chicago fatally shoots a 6-year old black boy holding a toy gun.

March 6:  Congress passes a new law which states that to become president of the United States a person must have the surname Bush or Clinton.

April 30:  The Department of Homeland Security announces plan to record the DNA at birth of every child born in the United States.

May 19:  The Supreme Court rules that police may search anyone if they have reasonable grounds for believing that the person has pockets.

May 27:  The Transportation Security Administration declares that all airline passengers must strip completely nude at check-in and remain thus until arriving at their destination.

June 6:  White police officer in Oklahoma City tasers a 7-month-old black child, claiming the child was holding a gun; the gun turns out to be a rattle.

July 19:  Two subway trains collide in Manhattan. The United States demands that Moscow explain why there was a Russian citizen in each of the trains.

September 5:  The Democratic Party changes its name to the Republican Lite Party, and announces the opening of a joint bank account with the Republican Party so that corporate lobbyists need make out only one check.

September 12:  White police officer in Alabama shoots black newborn, confusing the umbilical cord for a noose.

November 16:  President Obama announces that Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, North Korea, Sudan, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba all possess weapons of mass destruction; have close ties to the Islamic State, al Qaeda, and the Taliban; are aiding pro-Russian rebels in Ukraine; were involved in 9-11; played a role in the assassination of John F. Kennedy and the attack on Pearl Harbor; are an imminent threat to the United States and all that is decent and holy; and are all “really bad guys”, who even (choke, gasp) use torture!

November 21:  The United States invades Iran, Syria, Lebanon, Palestine, North Korea, Sudan, Nicaragua, Venezuela, Bolivia and Cuba.

December 10:  Barack Obama is awarded his second Nobel Peace Prize.

December 11:  To celebrate his new peace prize, Obama sends out drones to assassinate wrong-thinking individuals in Somalia, Afghanistan and Yemen.

December 13:  Members of Ukraine’s neo-Nazi parties, which hold several high positions in the US-supported government, goose-step through the center of Kiev in full German Storm Trooper uniforms, carrying giant swastika flags, shouting “Heil Hitler”, and singing the Horst Wessel song. Not a word of this appears in any American mainstream media.

December 15:  US Secretary of State warns Russia to stop meddling in Ukraine, accusing Moscow of wanting to re-create the Soviet Union.

December 16:  White police officer shoots a black 98-year-old man sitting in a wheel chair, claiming the man pointed a rifle at him. The rifle turns out to be a cane.

December 28:  The Washington Redskins football team finish their season in last place. The White House blames Vladimir Putin.